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Finding a quiet place to read

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Books think for me. - Charles Lamb

A big book is a big bore. - Callimachus

Beware the man of a single book. - Bertrand Russell

Manners are love in a cool climate. - Quentin Crisp

Keep cool; anger is not an argument. - Daniel Webster

We read to know we're not alone. - William Nicholson

I don't read books. I write them. - Henry Kissinger

You live several lives while reading. - William Styron

There is no friend as loyal as a book. - Ernest Hemingway

Americans like fat books and thin women. - Russell Baker

I'm quite illiterate, but I read a lot. - J.D. Salinger

A book is like a garden carried in the pocket. - Unknown

Every man is a volume, if you how to read him. - W. E. Channing

Anybody who doesn't like this book is healthy. - Groucho Marx

When you read the riot act, be prepared to enforce it. - Saying

Words are only painted fire; a book is the fire itself. - Mark Twain

Life without books, chocolate and coffee is just useless. - Nadun Lokuliyanage

Who is General Failure and why is he reading my hard disk? - Steven Wright

Do not read beauty magazines. They only make you feel ugly. - Mary Schmich

I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done. - Steven Wright

The mark of a good book is it changes every time you read it. - Anderson Cooper

Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail. - Luciano Pavarotti

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. - St. Augustine

Books should be tried by a judge and jury as though they were crimes. - Samuel Butler

Don't judge a book by its cover 'til you've read the book. - Jamie Lee Curtis

The best time for planning a book is while you're doing the dishes. - Agatha Christie

There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. - Charles Dickens

A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book. - Ernest Hemingway

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about. - Benjamin Franklin

A good book is like an unreachable itch. You just can't leave it alone. - Laura Bush

I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve. - Charles de Montesquieu

This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read. - Winston Churchill

For those of you who haven't read the book, it's been published tomorrow. - David Frost

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book - I'll waste no time reading it. - Moses Hadas

As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once. - John Green

There is more treasure in books than all the pirate's loot on treasure island. - Walt Disney

The dark night was the first book of poetry, and the constellations were the poems. - Chet Raymo

You get an education when you read the small print. You get a shock when you don't. - Buck Tracy

The Book of Life begins with a man and woman in a garden, and it ends with Revelations. - Oscar Wilde

It's not the cost of the book. It's what it may cost you not to buy and read it. - Jim Rohn

All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened. - Ernest Hemingway

Govern thy life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one, and read the other. - Thomas Fuller

Sometimes when reading Goethe I have the paralyzing suspicion that he is trying to be funny. - Guy Davenport

There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other is to read Pope. - Oscar Wilde

Most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it's addressed to someone else. - Ivern Ball

This is the sixth book I've written, which isn't bad for a guy who's only read two. - George Burns

A capacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. - Abraham Lincoln

I've never killed a man, but I've read many an obituary with a great deal of satisfaction. - Mark Twain

When I only begin to read, I forget I'm on this world. It lifts me on wings with high thoughts. - Anzia Yezierska

It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocket book groans more loudly than an empty stomach. - Franklin D Roosevelt

It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part, the rest are lost in the multitude. - Voltaire

The Bible, if ya read it you'd know. It's right in the beginning there, in the Book of Generous. - Archie Bunker

It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it. - Oscar Wilde

I was a huge bookworm as a kid, and you could usually find me reading something with a dragon on its cover. - Julie Kagawa

Wanting to meet a writer because you like their books is like wanting to meet a duck because you like pate. - Margaret Atwood

When you finally accept that you're a complete dork, your life gets easier. No sense in trying to be cool. - Reese Witherspoon

I gave my young nephew a book for Christmas. He's spent six months looking for where to put the batteries. - Milton Berle

Five years from now, you're the same person except for the people you've met and the books you've read. - John Wooden

I heard his library burned down and both books were destroyed - and one of them hadn't even been colored in yet. - Robertson Davies

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half. - Gore Vidal

From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it. - Groucho Marx

To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company. - Andre Gide

The biggest seller is cookbooks and the second is diet books - how not to eat what you've just learned now to cook. - Andy Rooney

When I read something saying I've not done anything as good as Catch-22 I'm tempted to reply, "Who has?" - Joseph Heller

When you hunt animals, you may succeed or not. But when you open the fridge, you will succeed a hundred percent of the time. - Nora Volkow

There's a limit to how many times you can read how great you are and what an inspiration you are, but I'm not there yet. - Randy Pausch

If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write something worth reading or do things worth the writing. - Benjamin Franklin

In this age of microblogging and two-second sound bites, almost no one has the attention span, or time, to read more than a few sentences. - Tim Frick

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. - Charles W. Eliot

Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books. - William Cowper


Mirror Lake

Kitchen Thing

Light Road

Coffee Spoon

Show Stopper

Water Judge

Litter of DalCations

Fitness On The Bus

Deluxe Peanut Butter Jam Sandwich

Neighbour's Fence

Smoking Hot Body

Take Away Van

Emotion Stew

Appenzell, Switzerland

Holy Day Inn

Rising To The Occasion

High Wire Act

Sunday Drive in the Country

Cloud Swing

Playground Child Eliminator

The Joe-kster Working Out

Flipper Soccer

Superior Church

Redneck Auto Mechanic